North Forrest High School

693 Eatonville Rd

Hattiesburg, MS 39401-9708

Tel: (601)545-9304
Grades: 7-12

371 students

North Forrest High School serves 371 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
North Forrest High School operates within the Forrest County School District.
The school district's 31% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 371 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
3%
Black
60%
50%
White
35%
45%
Two or more races
4%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
64%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 31% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Forrest County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,352 2,147
Graduation Rate 31% 62%
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,897 $9,596
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hattiesburg High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Petal Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Forrest Attendance Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HattiesburgNorth Forrest Attendance Center
    702 Eatonville Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)584-6466
    0.1 mi | 301 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HattiesburgRawls Springs Attendance Center
    10 Archie Smith Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-2217
    3.4 mi | 188 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HattiesburgGrace Christian Elementary School
    2207 West 7th St
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)583-0662
    5.4 mi | 527 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • HattiesburgHattiesburg High School
    301 Hutchinson Ave
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)544-0811
    6 mi | 1186 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MoselleMoselle Elementary School
    168 Rayner Rd
    MoselleMS 39459
    (601)582-7586
    6.1 mi | 565 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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